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Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

An open letter released today from Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer outlines more details on the ongoing efforts to retain the Columbus Crew SC soccer team after owner Anthony Precourt made it known in October that he is looking to relocate the team to a new city. Within that letter […]

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Columbus Leaders Pen Open Letter to Crew Ownership to Discuss Partnership

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Leaders Pen Open Letter to Crew Ownership to Discuss Partnership

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther released the following statement today to show continued support for retaining the Columbus Crew SC soccer team in the city. The full letter — signed by both Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer — can also be found below. About the Crew Successful community investments are done through partnerships. Smart […]

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Crew SC and Toronto FC Go Scoreless in Finals Matchup

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew SC and Toronto FC Go Scoreless in Finals Matchup

Toronto FC is the happier team after last night, but the Eastern Conference Finals result is far from decided as the team from way up north and Columbus Crew SC played out 90 scoreless minutes to set up a difficult, but not impossible, second-leg in Canada next week. Columbus came into the game knowing Toronto […]

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Downtown Soccer Arena Proposal Labeled a “Mistake”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Soccer Arena Proposal Labeled a “Mistake”

There’s been a whirlwind of discussion over the past 24 hours since a conceptual proposal was unveiled by Columbus Foundation CEO Doug Kridler to build a new Downtown soccer stadium, but now the whole idea is being viewed with a sense of regret. “In the heat of emotion, I conceived of an idea this weekend […]

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An Open Letter on The Future of The Columbus Crew SC

Doug Kridler Doug Kridler An Open Letter on The Future of The Columbus Crew SC

A Message from Doug Kridler, President and CEO of The Columbus Foundation: I believe that the best path to solve the complex needs of our community is to invite folks to use their imaginations, and be ever on the search for new ideas. I hope today’s proposal serves as an invitation for us to imagine […]

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Local Leaders Disappointed After Talks to Keep Crew in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Leaders Disappointed After Talks to Keep Crew in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer met today in New York with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt, and according to a press release the meeting did not go well. “It is clear the MLS and ownership did not come to the meeting willing to commit to […]

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#SaveTheCrew Movement Rallies City Partners to Keep Crew in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega #SaveTheCrew Movement Rallies City Partners to Keep Crew in Columbus

When Columbus Crew SC owner Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV) announced that without a new stadium, the team would be relocating to Austin, Crew fans began assembling. Thousands have gathered in support for a movement dubbed #SaveTheCrew, aimed at using local political and corporate leverage to keep the Crew from leaving. “Tuesday was just a day […]

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